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Global Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi Denounces Firing of FBI Director James Comey
Author: 0 Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi Denounces Firing of FBI Director James Comey

In a sudden move late Tuesday night, Trump fired Comey , who had six more years left in his term. In addition, he publicly dismissed President Trump's allegation that President Obama personally ordered wire-tapping the Trump Tower, where Mr Trump often used as his residence before becoming the president.

Author: 0 Trump Rebukes Abbas and the Palestinian Authority During Bethlehem Visit

But Trump's offhand remark was another stark reminder that his troubles at home, including the investigation of his campaign's ties to Russian Federation and his firing of FBI Director James Comey, have followed him across the ocean. But in his public remarks, Trump steered clear of any such language, and did not mention what has been the goal of US diplomacy for two decades: a state of Israel and an independent Palestinian state co-existing side-by-side.

Author: 0 Trump to meet Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in West Bank

Wearing a black yarmulke, Trump stood quietly at the wall and slipped a customary prayer into its cracks. Since his remarks during the Abbas visit and especially since it was announced that Trump would visit Israel during his first worldwide trip as president less than four months after taking office - his predecessors Obama and Bush both visited Israel during their second term - there has been speculation about whether the president would use his Israel trip to officially re-launch ...

Author: 0 Trump Travels To Bethlehem For Meeting With Abbas

With this visit, the second stop on his inaugural overseas trip as president, Donald Trump is treading on sacred ground. Trump was greeted Tuesday morning by Abbas at the president's headquarters in Bethlehem and their meeting is now underway.

Global South Korea opens fire when it sees object
Author: 0 South Korea opens fire when it sees object

The United Nations Security Council has called another emergency session to address North Korea's latest ballistic missile test. South Korean analysts said the latest missile was sacked Sunday afternoon from South Pyeongan province and traveled about 500 kilometers before landing in the Sea of Japan.

Author: 0 'A number of fatalities' at Ariana Grande concert in England

British police announced Tuesday they had arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the bombing and raided two locations, carrying out a controlled explosion at one of them. Greater Manchester Police says the blast killed at least 19 people, and the ambulance service says 59 people have been taken to hospitals. Most of the 130 dead in the November 2015 attacks in Paris were at the Bataclan concert hall, which gunman struck during a performance by Eagles of Death Metal.

Author: 0 Trump denounces Manchester attack by 'evil losers'

President Trump , Monday, denied reportage that he leaked highly confidential information to Russian Federation in Israel . He is scheduled to visit Palestinian-controlled territory May 23, where he will meet in Bethlehem with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

Author: 0 Families searching for missing loved ones after attack

This terror attack has been receiving massive reaction from across the world. "We are working to establish the full details of what is being treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack ". Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the government had yet to find any Japanese citizens involved in the attack as of Tuesday morning, adding that Japan would cooperate with the global community and actively continue strengthening measures to cope with terrorism.

Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra expresses grief over Ariana Grande's Manchester concert attack

It requires event organisers to notify the police a month beforehand if they expect more than 5,000 people to attend. An emergency number was established for those concerned about loved ones - 0161 856 9400. She added that Britons should "remain alert, not alarmed" in the wake of the apparent attack. When he awoke, he said he saw many casualties around him.

Author: 0 Children among 22 killed in United Kingdom pop concert attack

The blast occurred at 10.35pm on Monday night, straight after the concert had finished. Two U.S. officials who spoke on condition of anonymity said that initial signs pointed to a suicide bomber being responsible for the blast. "It was one bang and essentially everyone from the other side of the arena where the bang was heard from suddenly came running towards us as they were trying to exit".

Author: 0 Bomber set off blast after Ariana Grande concert

Police said they believe a man carrying explosives acted as a lone attacker and died in the powerful explosion that shook part of the cavernous Manchester Arena as concertgoers streamed out after the American pop star's last song. Georgina Callander was among 22 people who died in an explosion at the end of a concert by United States singer Ariana Grande , reported the BBC .

Author: 0 British Police Confirm Deaths After Reported Explosion At Manchester Arena Concert

Armed police respond after reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena during an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, Monday, May 22, 2017. "I wish I could say that I am ok, but I am not", said Victoria Monet. Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images Emergency services at the scene. British Prime Minister Theresa May said her thoughts were with victims and families after what is being treated by police "as an appalling terrorist attack ".

Global Comey to testify before Senate committee
Author: 0 Comey to testify before Senate committee

Former FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify in open session at the Senate Intel Committee Sen. "Moreover, the American people deserve an opportunity to hear it", wrote Warner in a statement. If the White House couldn't get Mueller removed, they'd use the rule to cast doubt on his impartiality, according to Reuters :"Under this strategy, the sources said the administration would raise the issue in press conferences and public statements", Julia Edwards Ainsley reported.

Author: 0 Trump arrives in Bethlehem for Abbas meeting

US President Donald Trump has condemned those responsible for the Manchester terrorist atrocity as "evil losers". Trump spoke after a meeting in Bethlehem with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. counterpart as a new cause for hope in reviving long-stalled peace talks. Mr Trump will also visit Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit before heading to Sicily for a meeting of the G7.

Author: 0 Donald Trump acknowledges India as 'victim of terrorism' at Riyadh summit

Trump's daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump and Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner exited from the rear of the plane, holding hands as they walked across the tarmac. "There is still much work to be done". While hosting Abbas at the White House in March, Trump boldly stated that achieving peace is "something that I think is, frankly, maybe not as hard as people have thought over the years".

Global Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'
Author: 0 Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

Mr Rouhani, who defeated challenger Ebrahim Raisi in Friday's presidential election, responded by ridiculing decades of U.S. strategy in the Middle East. "Iran - fresh from real elections - attacked by @ POTUS in that bastion of democracy & moderation". Saudi Arabia, the Sunni monarchy that controls Islam's holiest sites, sees itself as the natural leader of the Muslim world and has used its lavish oil wealth to spread its austere version of the faith.

Global Unidentified object flies over North Korean border
Author: 0 Unidentified object flies over North Korean border

About 90 machine gun rounds were fired at the object, which has not been identified. The United Nations Security Council has called another emergency session to address North Korea's latest ballistic missile test. To reduce tensions on the Korean peninsula, the council demanded that Pyongyang halt its nuclear and missile tests. After that launch, the Security Council met to discuss tightening sanctions but there was no immediate concrete action.

Author: 0 Trump, family make private visit to Western Wall

Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas review the honor guard during a reception ceremony at the presidential headquarters in the West Bank town of Bethlehem , May 23, 2017. Another addition to this list is from the U.S. first couple's visit to Israel. In planning for Trump's visit to Israel, the USA delegation rejected a request that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accompany him to the Western Wall, telling the Israelis it is "not your territory".

Global Unite leader backtracks on claim that 200 seats would be Labour 'success'
Author: 0 Unite leader backtracks on claim that 200 seats would be Labour 'success'

Jeremy Corbyn's party says that tenants now spend some £9.6 billion a year on homes that can be classed as "non-decent". "In terms of the imagery of Jeremy, that's a huge task", Politico quoted him as saying. An analysis by the party of energy company accounts in 2013 found they were paying out £3.2 billion a year in dividends and interest payments. The party would increase corporation tax, introduce a financial transactions levy and raise income tax for the top 5 percent of earners, ...

Author: 0 State Department Summons Turkish Ambassador After Bloody Brawl in DC

This is not the first time Mr. Erdogan has come to the United States and ended up bullying those who dare to disagree with his cruel regime. Senators McCain and Dianne Feinstein wrote a letter to the Turkish president on Thursday, saying "the actions of your staff.

Global Trump Won't Use Israel Trip to Announce Embassy Move
Author: 0 Trump Won't Use Israel Trip to Announce Embassy Move

The White House map is accurate, and that's the problem from Shaked's perspective , as she was expecting the White House map to recognize all of the occupied territories, every scrap of the West Bank and the Golan Heights, as Israeli territory.

Global Iranians Vote to Reelect President Rouhani, Reject Hardliner Raisi
Author: 0 Iranians Vote to Reelect President Rouhani, Reject Hardliner Raisi

After avoiding a run-off with a 57 per cent outright victory over his main rival, Mr Rouhani said he respects the opponents' right to criticise him. For India too, the victory of the reform-minded President will make it easier to do normal business with Iran since the USA had promised lifting of sanctions against it following the signing of the US-led worldwide accord under which Iran had agreed to scale back its nuclear facilities.

Author: 0 Singapore supports efforts by 11 signatories to sustain TPP

With the TPP without USA participation, RCEP would be the world's largest free regional trade pact, even though it has fewer requirements compared with TPP in terms of labor rights, intellectual property rights and environmental protection.

Author: 0 China, ASEAN agree on framework for S.China Sea code of conduct

Beijing expresses strong opposition whenever U.S. naval ships pass through the area, even though it maintains there is no threat to freedom of navigation. In a landmark ruling last July, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, based in The Hague, delivered a sweeping rebuke of China's behavior in the South China Sea , including the creation of islands that could be used for military purposes, and found that its claim of sovereignty over the waters had no legal basis.

Author: 0 Donald Trump: Israeli-Palestinian peace deal could spread throughout region

Last week, according to a New York Times report, two U.S. officials, one current and one former, said Trump shared the intelligence supplied by Israel in the fight against Islamic State with the Russian officials during an Oval Office meeting earlier this month, which the American press was barred from attending.

Global Bahrain police targets town where sit-in ongoing for cleric
Author: 0 Bahrain police targets town where sit-in ongoing for cleric

An 18-year-old Bahraini died in March, almost two months after he was shot in the head fleeing a raid on Qassim's house, Amnesty said. "Some areas in Diraz village had transformed into a teeming sanctuary embracing terrorists, saboteurs and fugitives from justice", bin Huwail, the head of the parliamentary council on national foreign affairs, defense and security council said.

Author: 0 Trump's visit venues are imbued with history, controversy

The most high-profile moment of Trump's stay in Jerusalem was his visit to the Western Wall, one of the holiest sites in Judaism. Trump is eager to get Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to agree to restart dormant Middle East peace talks.

Author: 0 Polish couple may be missing after terror attack in Manchester

Children were among those killed, police have said , in what May called an "appalling terrorist attack". In addition to numerous fatalities, police say over 50 people were injured when an explosion hit outside the Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande gig.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande 'in hysterics' after Manchester blast

Outside, traffic was at a standstill as fleeing concert goers ran through the streets, Dawber said. Footage and witness accounts from the area have described it as a 'war zone'. Luckily, both were unharmed. Police cars, bomb-disposal units and 60 ambulances raced to the scene as the scale of the carnage became clear. Anyone needs help, just let me know.

Global Manchester Arena attack: 'Unbearable' wait for daughter
Author: 0 Manchester Arena attack: 'Unbearable' wait for daughter

Back in December, I went to see Biffy Clyro play Manchester Arena with my partner and both of my brothers. He said the blast was by the foyer door, next to the merchandise, and that glass and metal nuts were left on the floor. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing, which took place at the end of the concert when the audience was streaming toward the exits.

Author: 0 UK police treating Ariana Grande concert blast as terrorism

Two hotels near the arena, the Holiday Inn and Premier Inn, both took in stranded children in the immediate aftermath and looked after them overnight. Social media posts from the scene showed panicked concertgoers running down the arena's stairs in an attempt to get away. Charlotte Campbell told CNN that her 15-year-old daughter Olivia had not been in contact since the explosion.

Author: 0 Mueller briefed on secret Comey memos, source says

FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on March 20, 2017 about President's Trump wiretapping claims and Trump's presidential campaign links to Russian hackers. Chief of Staff Reince Priebus reportedly contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation to request officials publicly dispute reports of communications between White House or campaign officials and Russian intelligence.

Author: 0 Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

A president's budget has to be approved by Congress , so the final form is often quite different from what the chief executive proposes. Lawmakers are expected to shy away from at least some of the many politically sensitive cuts proposed by Mr Trump.

Author: 0 Manchester arena explosion: Donald Trump says 'evil losers' committed attack

With this visit, the second stop on his inaugural overseas trip as president, Donald Trump is treading on sacred ground. Speaking at his first press conference since his landslide victory in Friday's presidential vote, the moderate Iranian cleric dismissed the summit Trump attended at the weekend in Saudi Arabia as a "ceremonial [event] that had no political value and will bear no results".

Global Trump travels to Bethlehem for talks with Palestinian president
Author: 0 Trump travels to Bethlehem for talks with Palestinian president

ABC News reported that Trump's sharing of the information jeopardized exposing an Israeli spy who had provided the intelligence involving an active ISIS plot. Trump has vowed to do whatever necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians, dubbing a peace accord "the ultimate deal ". His wife Melania, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner accompanied him.

Author: 0 US Deputy AG Rosenstein to Brief House Members on Trump-Russia Probe

Wittes said Mr. Comey told him. The White House also has acknowledged that Kushner met with [Sergey] Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the USA, in late November. It appears to be another incidence of Trump claiming he fired Comey because of the Russian investigation, contradicting the official reason given by the White House.

Author: 0 Trump heads for Bethlehem to see Palestinian leader

In Jerusalem, in public remarks after talks with Israeli leaders on the first day of his two-day visit, he again focused on Iran, pledging he would never let Tehran acquire nuclear arms. During his presidential campaign, Trump advocated breaking with decades of precedent and moving the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, deeply alarming Palestinians.

Author: 0 Trump arrives in Israel, feels 'peace throughout Middle East'

President Donald Trump says in Israel that there's a "great feeling for peace throughout the Middle East ", expressing optimism at the start of his visit. "Muslim nations must be willing to take on the burden if we are going to defeat terrorism and send its wicked ideology into oblivion". "You need surveillance, you have to deal with the mosques whether we like it or not", he added .

Global Trump makes historic visit to Western Wall
Author: 0 Trump makes historic visit to Western Wall

Israel occupied east Jerusalem , where the Western Wall is located, and the West Bank in 1967 in moves never recognised by the worldwide community. Dozens of Palestinians were injured during West Bank protests Monday, Haaretz reported. Speaking about prisoners in Israeli jails who are on hunger strike, said the demands of the prisoners are humane.

Global Iran foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after speech, arms deal
Author: 0 Iran foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after speech, arms deal

Trump used his visit to Riyadh to bolster U.S. ties with Arab and Islamic nations, announce $US110 billion in USA arms sales to Saudi Arabia, and send Iran a tough message. US President Donald Trump arrived in Israel on Monday on a flight from Saudi Arabia and will meet separately with both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in an attempt to revive peace talks.

Author: 0 Manchester terror attack: What we know

Greater Manchester Police's chief constable Ian Hopkins said local police in the city were working with national counter-terrorism and intelligence officials on the investigation. "A gentleman said 'run!' so we ran". If confirmed, it would be the deadliest militant assault on Britain since four British Muslims killed 52 people in suicide bombings on London's transport system in July 2005.

Author: 0 Trump Israel trip 1st presidential flight from Saudi Arabia

It is considered the holiest site in Judaism. Trump has vowed to do whatever is necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians - something he has called "the ultimate deal " - but has given little indication of how he could revive negotiations that collapsed in 2014.

Author: 0 White House says Trump will hold off on naming FBI director

He also has said he could name a candidate by the end of the week, before he departs Friday afternoon on his first overseas trip as president. When asked if he would support Lieberman, Blumenthal responded, "What's most important to me is that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director have unquestionable credibility in the law enforcement community and that she or he have expertise and experience in criminal justice, rather than partisan politics".

Author: 0 Trump says he didn't mention Israel in meeting with Russians

Israel and Saudi Arabia have said they've met behind closed doors to talk about Iran , a nation neither of them gets along with. "Buying arms or building weapons won't make a country powerful. He said Iran was still forming its judgement of the Trump administration. The majority of terrorist acts in Europe and the USA were carried out by Sunnis .

Global Fear Jadhav may be executed soon: India tells ICJ
Author: 0 Fear Jadhav may be executed soon: India tells ICJ

In an emergency hearing called just days after India lodged its case, lawyers for New Delhi urged the International Court of Justice to halt the death sentence imposed on Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav saying his rights had been violated by Islamabad.

Author: 0 Will Trump speak of two-states in Bethlehem?

Hossam Zomlot, an aide to Abbas, said that "if President Trump wants to mediate and leads us to a historic agreement, a major agreement, we are ready to be his partners". During their White House talks, Trump praised Abbas, and said he looked forward to working with him to pursue peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

Author: 0 US Treasury Issues New Sanctions Aimed At Iranian Missile Program

The Department of the Treasury announced that it had designated seven entities in connection with the missile program, including two top Iranian defense officials. By ratifying the plan, Iran agreed to scale down its nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif hit back at Tillerson, saying "worn-out US accusations" could not "mask its admission of Iran's compliance" with the agreement.

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